With the holiday season upon us, we're all hoping get the perfect gift from a loved one. David Dennis Jr., journalist and professor, can cross at least one item off his wish list: His wife found a 1970 Superman comic book he'd wanted for years—about Lois Lane magically transforming into a black woman for a day.
It's exactly as incredible as it sounds.
Right off the bat, things are fraught.
Apparently, Lois is after a story—as usual.
But getting it won't be easy.
Even little old blind ladies aren't falling for her illusion.
Some details are especially true to life.
And others are just odd.
Finally, Lois gets woke.
And it keeps going.
The best part? Ava DuVernay—the director who gave us the searing Civil Rights film Selma and is currently in the midst of adapting A Wrinkle in Time for Disney—wants to produce the movie of Lois' race-bending adventure.
If you wanted to top the Marvel Universe's upcoming Black Panther, you could definitely do a lot worse.